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How to say “Merry Christmas” in different languages

How to say “Merry Christmas” in different languages

By now you’ve dug out your Christmas sweater, hung your stockings by the chimney, and are getting in the holiday mood by humming Christmas carols all day long.

What better way to celebrate one of the world’s most international holidays than to learn how to say “Merry Christmas” in other languages?

Here’s how to say “Merry Christmas” in different languages:

How to say…

“Merry Christmas” in other languages

Merry Christmas in German

Frohe Weihnachten

Merry Christmas in Swedish

God Jul

Merry Christmas in Chinese

聖誕快樂 (Shèngdàn jié kuàilè)

Merry Christmas in Japanese

メリークリスマス (Merīkurisumasu)

Merry Christmas in Spanish

Feliz Navidad

Merry Christmas in Italian

Buon Natale

Merry Christmas in French

Joyeux Noël

Merry Christmas in Dutch

Vrolijk kerstfeest

Merry Christmas in Vietnamese

Giáng Sinh vui vẻ

Merry Christmas in Czech

Veselé Vánoce

Merry Christmas in Portuguese

Feliz Natal

Merry Christmas in Korean

메리크리스마스 (Meli keuliseumaseu)

Merry Christmas in Polish

Wesołych Świąt

Merry Christmas in Russian

С рождеством!

Merry Christmas in Finnish

Hyvää joulua

Merry Christmas in Swahili

Krismasi Njema

Merry Christmas in Arabic

عَيد ميلاد مَجيد (ʿīd mīlād majīd)

For the language buffs among you a few fun facts: The Latin root of the English word “nativity” can be found in all the Romance languages. You can also find the roots of the English “yuletide” in the Swedish version!

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